Robert H. Taylor Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts (Full-time) The Morgan Library & Museum seeks a senior curator to lead its Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts. The Robert H. Taylor Curator and Department Head manages, interprets, and advances the Morgan’s notable collection of primarily handwritten documents spanning more than 500 years and including major… Continue reading Job Opportunity: Morgan Library & Museum for Curator of Literary Manuscripts
Please see below for details of our next meeting: GLAM Programme 6th October 2017 The meeting will be at Hull History Centre. Information on how to find the venue is also in the agenda document. We look forward to seeing you there!
John Rylands Library Special Collections Blog ‘Power – For my angel poet-friend’: The Papers of Elaine Feinstein Source: ‘Power – For my angel poet-friend’: The Papers of Elaine Feinstein | John Rylands Library Special Collections Blog
The Next GLAM meeting will be held on 6th October at Hull History Centre, from 11:45-4:30. The theme will be 'European connections in Literary collections', further details to follow...
Are you interested in born-digital records in literary and publishers' archives? If so, send Dr Lise Jaillant a proposal for the first workshop of "After the Digital Revolution," funded by a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award. The workshop will be at the John Rylands Library, Manchester (14-15 Sept. 2017). Workshop Highlights: • Internationally-recognised experts, including… Continue reading ‘After the Digital Revolution’ workshop call for papers
The next GLAM meeting will be held in the Brotherton Library Gallery at the University of Leeds on April 11th 2016. The meeting will discuss the results of our literary rights survey, include speakers from Elizabeth Gaskell's House and the Brontë Parsonage and will wrap up with our business meeting. If you have any queries about… Continue reading GLAM Meeting – 11th April
Here at GLAM we are delighted to announce that the University of East Anglia has launched a new British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW) . The initiative builds on the University’s international reputation for creative writing, the status of Norwich as a UNESCO City of Literature, and UEA’s strong links with writers of world renown… Continue reading University of East Anglia has launched a new British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW)
Whether or not you're a member of GLAM, it's not too late to book a place for our two day visit to Aberystwyth, 17-18 September. The theme of this special meeting is Collaborative Approaches in Literary Archives. There will be sessions on digital archives, literary societies and friends' groups, publishers and cross-sectoral collaboration, not to mention a talk… Continue reading GLAM goes to Aberystwyth
Heather Dean of GLAM(NA) - GLAM's North American sister organisation - has kindly made available the Literary Archives User Study undertaken at the Beinecke Library in 2010. The survey 'was motivated by an interest in working more collaboratively with researchers of literary archives' to gain a better understanding of the challenges facing scholars, and includes… Continue reading Improving the user experience